Grateful Dead Live at Hollywood Palladium on 1971-08-06
d1t01 - Bertha
d1t02 - Playing In The Band
d1t03 - Loser
d1t04 - Mr. Charlie
d1t05 - Cumberland Blues
d1t06 - Brokedown Palace
d1t07 - Me And Bobby McGee
d1t08 - Hard To Handle
d1t09 - Casey Jones
d1t10 - Saint Stephen
d2t01 - Truckin' ->
d2t02 - Drums ->
d2t03 - The Other One ->
d2t04 - Me And My Uncle ->
d2t05 - The Other One
d2t06 - Deal
d2t07 - Sugar Magnolia
d2t08 - Morning Dew
d2t09 - Turn On Your Lovelight
-- Disc change is seamless
-- Recorded By Harvey Kaslow and Craig Todd
-- WRS Prelude tease after Me And My Uncle
-- Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction
-- Remaster of shnid=129
Subject: Great AUD. Fav of '71
Really good show - not greatest.
Hard To Handle may be the best ever.
The rest is real good! No real stand out versions, but this show has personality! "8-6-71" means something. One of the best from '71.
Subject: Jerry and Clarence
Subject: Best deepest sigh for me in quite a while after I heard this
Subject: Thank god he didn't listen to Bobby
Easily one of the top 5 aud recordings of all time. You are seriously ***right there***. Here's the NRPS set, if interested: https://archive.org/details/nrps1971-08-06aud.shnf
Subject: Forgot to mention.........
In 'the Other One' AFTER Me and My Uncle, Bobby plays a few licks of Weather Report. Would this be the first taste?
Subject: Five Stars!!!
The recording is outstanding as well. I'll pick a perfect aud anyway an this is it. Such great energy in this show. Rivals any night of the Capital Theater a few months ahead.
Subject: the absolute best of 71'
Subject: hard to handle, me&bobby, brokedown, me&myuncle!
vista cruiser on hyperdrive...........5x5x5
But Charlie Miller's name on this is good enough for me. It's like Owsley's name on a hit of acid - that's all you've got to know.
Subject: Why I am an Audience Snob
Just give it a listen. The music literally jumps out of your speakers in a way that a soundboard, however well-sourced, simply can't. It has a space and depth that is as close to being at a show as you can come. You get all the interactions between the band and the audience that came to define the experience of being at a show. Listen to how the audience responds when the band hits a groove (and there are many here) and the band, in turn, feeds off that love.
Comments below point to the moment, after Bertha, when Bobby tells the taper to move back forty feet so he'll get a "better" recording. Some in the audience sound appreciative. At the time, it was probably a bummer for a taper to be taking up space up front (and why the band eventually began to corral them). But I wonder how many of them, upon hearing this show, now forty-plus years later, would continue to be bummed. In any event, the taper knew what he was about . . . "I'm stayin' right here . . ." Kudos. The fact that Sir Charlie Miller has added his considerable expertise to this recording should seal the deal. He doesn't, by his own statements, devote much energy to audience shows.
There's not much I can add to the comments below about the show itself. High energy, tight, rollicking fun. I love the Cumberland Blues. The Hard to Handle is a MONSTER, regardless if it's the best ever or not. Just after the 5:00 mark, the audience knows they're hearing something special, and at just about the 5:30 mark, the band finds a slightly new groove that makes it truly special. A few seconds to collect themselves and then right into Casey Jones to close the set. Sweet.
The Other One > Me & My Uncle > The Other one is another standout, which they didn't do very often. (My favorite is from 71.11.14 at TCU . . . stunningly amazing . . . but evidently you can't even stream it here anymore because it's been released on Road Trips. Too bad.)
To top it off, a near 20 minute Lovelight to close. Smashing show. Brilliant recording. Get it now.
Subject: re: BAck up 40 feet
this is my favorite show to listen to from 71. The whole set is so tight and they're just so well rehearsed its really an up-beat and fun show.
tell me what group of 20 year-olds is playing such subtly complicated, dynamic, and emotional music these days? ain't nobody
Subject: hells yahs
Subject: wow this is hot
Subject: Hard to Handle
Subject: Hard to Handle
Another shows Garcia and Friends benefit for the Hells Angels. He stepped up and did a Love Light that could not be beat.
Angel girls passed us some jugs with “juice” and we drank some and.
I will never forget Bobby and Jerry sitting in the front pew of Pigs funeral. It was so real.
“Play you guitar” Man took this Handle to a new height.
Subject: BAck up 40 feet
Subject: Bobby cracking me up!
Subject: HOT HOT HOT
Subject: Out West...
I used to have a bootleg double-LP set of this show (with everything from Casey Jones To Sugar Mag taken out and replaced with the El Paso and Sugaree from the night before, strangely) called "Out West." It was a very quiet, hissy, wrongly-pitched recording, with a huge hunk of the show missing...yet I still loved it, because the performances are so bitchen'!
Now we have this awesome Charlie Miller (redundant phrase, I know) re-master...since this show doesn't have a soundboard to my knowledge, the only way to get it is an AUD, and this version is the one to get- of the 4 AUDs now available!
Every instrument is present, if you play it through decent speakers. The drums are a little tinny and the bass a bit muddy, and the vocals could be louder... but it's still the best AUD I've ever heard, and consider the vintage! It's a 1000% improvement over that old scratchy album...I'm blissed out listening to this with the volume UP...DL it while you can.
Subject: WRS Prelude Tease
Subject: Get This
Subject: The Grateful Goddamn Dead!
That's all I got to say folks. We all know about this show and this version here is the best one yet! It is an absolute treat that we can download this baby!
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